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Dance in South Asia

Dance in South Asia

new approaches, politics and aesthetics : proceedings, March 3, 2002


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Published by Swarthmore College in [Swarthmore, Pa.] .
Written in English

  • Dance -- South Asia -- Congresses.,
  • Dance -- Political aspects -- South Asia -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 81-87).

    Statement[editor, Pallabi Chakravorty ; editorial assistant, Melanie Maksin].
    ContributionsChakravorty, Pallabi., Maksin, Melanie.
    LC ClassificationsGV1689 .D37 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination87 p. :
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16316603M
    LC Control Number2007617742

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